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I Quit My Job and Spent 3 Years Visiting 60 Countries with My Camera

Sometime during 2010, I began dreaming of quitting my job and traveling around Asia for a year before returning to the work force. I had graduated …

Life Commentary

Perfect Eyebrows Tutorial

10 Life Lessons People Should Learn Before They Turn 30

There are so many lessons I wish I had learned while I was young enough to appreciate and apply them. The thing with wisdom, and often with life …

20 Things Life Is Too Short To Tolerate

You don’t have to settle, it’s simply a choice you make every day. If you feel like you’re running in place there’s a good chance you’re tolerating …

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The Hardest Part About Change is Taking Action

4 Reasons to Stop Beating Yourself Up

Beating yourself up? Here are four things to remember when experiencing insecurity and self loathing.

Learn Photoshop and Illustrator Shortcuts with These Cheat Sheets

Keyboard shortcuts are among the best productivity hacks, and Adobe's design programs offer plenty of them. Whether you're just starting to use Adobe …

Avoid a Cake Decorating Disaster by Drawing with a Toothpick First

If you're not into spending money to have a cake decorated for you, this tip from America's Test Kitchen will help. Trace out the design or lettering …

Dessert

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This DIY Bed Bug Trap Is Cheap, Shows Signs of an Infestation Early

Most bed bug traps and tests can cost $50 or more, but this DIY trap is so simple and cheap that the researchers that came up with it want people to …

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The Best Gift I Got From A Convicted Killer

If, over a long career, you sentence a lot of people to prison, several things can happen to you. Most of them are bad. Here's a short list of some of the bad things:<p>All of these things are unconscious. If they weren't, you would be one sick puppy.<p>Now, this must not become a pity party. I have a …

Crime

10 Inspirational Sentences That Could Change Your Life

Looking for a little bit of motivation? Then check out the newest Lifehack video that features ten inspirational sentences that may change your life. …

3 Things You Must Communicate During an Interview

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I Challenge You: Draw Your Line In The Sand

Posted at 18:03h in Career & Purpose, Productivity by Scott<p>“When you really want something to happen, the whole world conspires to help you achieve …

Boost Your Mood: Simple Movements To Make You Happier

<i>By Rachel Nuwer for YouBeauty</i><p>Do you ever find yourself slouching in your chair or walking with hunched shoulders and a droopy neck? We're all guilty of these posture no-nos from time to time, but new research reveals that poise is not the only thing lost when we give in to the temptation to slump. …

13 Scientifically Proven Ways To Be A Happier Person

That's what we learned from 13 scientific studies that discovered small changes we can all make to improve our outlook on life.<p>From writing down the good parts of your day to simply smiling, here are a few proactive steps you can take towards becoming a happier you.

Happiness

5 Differences Between Optimists And Pessimists | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Optimism maximizes potential as pessimism squashes it. Look at these five distinguishing differences between optimists and pessimists and tell me – …

Happiness

Why Productive People Get Up Insanely Early

If you want to do your best work, distraction is your enemy. So wake before it rises.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>I am not a successful entrepreneur. I do not know the secret to life. I know that I love what I do …

Time I

5 Ways to Get and Keep Motivated | Inc.com

I've posted about motivation many times, but I recently ran across this short and sweet recipe from Omar Periu, one of the world's top motivational speakers. The toplines are adapted from my conversation with Omar, but the commentary is my own:<p><b>1. Always act with a purpose.</b><p>If you don't know <i>why</i> …

Motivation